VC-backed Jibe hires SVP of sales

New York City-based recruitment tech company Jibe Inc has named Michael Liddell as senior vice president of sales. Prior to joining Jibe, Liddell worked at Thinking Phones Networks where he served as an executive vice president. Jibe’s backers include Sapphire Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners, Polaris Partners, DFJ and Gotham Ventures.


Olapic pulls in $15 mln

New York City-based Olapic, a visual marketing content engine that collects and curates consumer-generated photos and videos, has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Felix Capital led the round with participation from Unilever Ventures, Fung Capital, Longworth Venture Partners, Michael Lazerow, Fabrice Grinda and Jose Marin Investments.


VC-backed RapidMiner taps Lee for president and CEO

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based RapidMiner, a predictive analytics platform provider, has named Peter Y. Lee as president and CEO. Lee was the former executive vice president of TIBCO. RapidMiner’s backers include Ascent Venture Partners, Longworth Venture Partners, Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital.

VC-backed Mobiquity acquires Morgan Clark

Mobile solutions provider Mobiquity has bought Morgan Clark & Company, an Amsterdam-based provider of tech-enabled business consulting solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Mobiquity’s backers include NewSpring Growth, Longworth Venture Partners and Sigma Partners.


Boston big data company RapidMiner raises $15 mln

Boston-based big data company RapidMiner announced it has raised a $15 million Series B round led by Ascent Venture Partners and Longworth Venture Partners. Also participating in the round are returning investors Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital. The company, which provides a predictive analytics platform, has now raised $20 million in total funding.


PLUMgrid nabs $16.2 mln Series B

PLUMgrid has closed $16.2 million in Series B funding. Longworth Venture Partners led the round with participation from U.S. Venture Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and Swisscom Ventures. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., PLUMgrid is a provider of secure cloud networks for public and private clouds.

OwnerIQ scores $11 mln

OwnerIQ has closed $11 million in funding. The investors in this round were not named; however, the firm’s previous backers include Longworth Venture Partners and Kepha Partners. Headquartered in Boston, OwnerIQ is a provider of online advertising solutions and marketing channels for brands, retailers and manufacturers.


Triblio bags $3.4 mln seed funds

Content marketing software provider Triblio said Friday that it has received $3.4 million in seed funding. Longworth Venture Partners and Kepha Partners led the round. In conjunction with the financing, Eric Hjerpe of Kepha Partners and Jim Savage of Longworth Venture Partners have been added to Triblio’s board of directors.


SAP Ventures leads $20 mln Series C funding in Jibe

SAP Ventures has led a $20 million Series C funding round in Jibe, Inc., a recruitment technology company. SAP Ventures’ Doug Higgins will join Jibe’s board of directors. Existing investors Polaris Partners, DFJ, Gotham Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners and Thrive Capital also participated in the funding round. Jibe has raised a total of $37 million in funding to date.

NuoDB raises $14.2 mln

NuoDB, which provides a cloud-based database management system, has raised $14.2 million in new funding led by French-based 3D modelling software developer Dassault Systèmes. Also joining the round are existing investors Canvas Venture Fund (formerly known as Morgenthaler Ventures), Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Longworth Venture Partners. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company has now raised $26.2 million in total funding.

PowerInbox and ActivePath Merge with Venture Funding

Email technology provider PowerInbox has merged with ActivePath, a provider of interactive email technology within the enterprise space. PowerInbox is based in Cambridge, Ma, and ActivePath is based in New York, with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel. The combined entity will have $10 million in funding from Atlas Venture, Longworth Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Genesis Partners, GIMV NV and Correlation Ventures.

TrackVia Raises $7.1M From Longworth, Fairhaven, Access, Flywheel, Others

TrackVia said it raised $7.1 million in a fundraising round led by Longworth Venture Partners and Fairhaven Capital, and joined by Access Venture Partners, Flywheel Ventures, Draper Associates and Allen & Company. The funds will go to expand sales, marketing and engineering operations at the applications development services company.

Viewfinity Inks $8.5m Series C

Viewfinity, a management solution provider, has secured $8.5 million in C-round funding from Longworth Venture Partners, Giza Venture Capital and JK&B Capital. Viewfinity plans to expand its sales and marketing organization, increase its penetration in EMEA and further build its product offering. PRESS RELEASE Viewfinity, the innovator of privilege management solutions, today announced $8.5 million […]

OwnerIQ Raises $7.5M, Doubles Valuation

OwnerIQ said it raised $7.5 million in a Series E round led by Longworth Venture Partners and Kepha Partners and joined by its six existing investors. The company said it doubled its valuation. No additional details were available. PRESS RELEASE OwnerIQ Secures New Round of Funding, Doubles Valuation Transforming brands’ online audiences into ownership-targeted media […]

QuestMark Leads $17M for uTest

Software testing company uTest has closed a $17 million Series D round led by QuestMark Partners, with participation from previous Scale Venture Partners, Longworth Venture Partners, Egan-Managed Capital and Mesco Ltd., the company announced Monday. uTest, based in Boston, has raised a total of $37 million since it was formed in 2007.

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